The Versatility of Nasolabial Flaps in Maxillofacial Surgery

  title={The Versatility of Nasolabial Flaps in Maxillofacial Surgery},
  author={Sujeeth Kumar Shetty and Surabhi Sarkar},
  journal={Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery},
AbstractIntroductionThe nasolabial flap can be used for reconstruction of the orofacial region. The procedure is of a short duration and treats orofacial soft tissue defects of small to moderate size, especially when microsurgical free flaps are less feasible due to lack of infrastructure, expertise or financial constraints. Aims and ObjectivesTo study the effectiveness of the nasolabial flaps in reconstruction of orofacial defects of various origins. Materials and MethodsIn this prospective… CONTINUE READING